Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +39
Permanent jobs citing Retail 137 78 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.69% 3.48% 4.16%
As % of the General category 17.32% 12.26% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 117 73 90
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £30,250 £24,975
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £85,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -8.70% +4.55%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 791 636 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.88% 28.38% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 598 467 607
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,750 £86,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Reading.

Salary trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Reading over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Retail.

1 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.20%) Linux
3 39 (28.47%) SQL
4 32 (23.36%) Java
5 31 (22.63%) Project Management
6 29 (21.17%) Spring Boot
7 28 (20.44%) Microservices
7 28 (20.44%) Java 8
8 25 (18.25%) Spring
9 23 (16.79%) Analytics
10 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
10 22 (16.06%) ITIL
11 20 (14.60%) Maven
12 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
13 17 (12.41%) Marketing
13 17 (12.41%) SaaS
13 17 (12.41%) Jenkins
14 16 (11.68%) Finance
14 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
15 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
15 15 (10.95%) Windows
15 15 (10.95%) Project Delivery
16 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (10.22%) Scrum
16 14 (10.22%) Azure
16 14 (10.22%) AWS
17 13 (9.49%) Java EE
17 13 (9.49%) Degree
17 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (9.49%) Telecoms

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.19%) CMS
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.41%) SaaS
2 14 (10.22%) AWS
2 14 (10.22%) Azure
3 9 (6.57%) GCP
4 5 (3.65%) IaaS
4 5 (3.65%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.46%) npm
5 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.46%) Yarn
6 1 (0.73%) GitHub
6 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) LAN
1 2 (1.46%) WAN
2 1 (0.73%) DHCP
2 1 (0.73%) DNS
2 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.57%) MySQL
2 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.38%) Big Data
4 5 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) Power BI
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.73%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.60%) Maven
3 17 (12.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.38%) JIRA
5 4 (2.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.46%) Mocha
6 2 (1.46%) Selenium
6 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.73%) GitLab
7 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.73%) JMeter
7 1 (0.73%) TestRail
General
1 17 (12.41%) Marketing
2 16 (11.68%) Finance
3 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.57%) German Language
6 8 (5.84%) Public Sector
7 7 (5.11%) Banking
7 7 (5.11%) Italian Language
7 7 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.65%) Electronics
9 2 (1.46%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.73%) Publishing
10 1 (0.73%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Developer
2 19 (13.87%) Java Developer
2 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.14%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Agile Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Architect
6 11 (8.03%) Programmer
7 10 (7.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Java Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Java Programmer
8 9 (6.57%) Senior Agile Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Senior Programmer
9 8 (5.84%) Programme Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Programmer
10 7 (5.11%) IT Manager
10 7 (5.11%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) Spring Boot
2 25 (18.25%) Spring
3 13 (9.49%) Java EE
4 5 (3.65%) REST
5 4 (2.92%) HTML
5 4 (2.92%) JDBC
5 4 (2.92%) Middleware
6 3 (2.19%) CSS
6 3 (2.19%) HTML5
6 3 (2.19%) jQuery
6 3 (2.19%) WDF
7 2 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.46%) DOM
7 2 (1.46%) Jest
7 2 (1.46%) JSON
7 2 (1.46%) Qt
7 2 (1.46%) STL
8 1 (0.73%) .NET
8 1 (0.73%) RESTful
8 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) FMCG
3 7 (5.11%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (3.65%) Blog
4 5 (3.65%) User Experience
5 4 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.19%) EPoS
6 3 (2.19%) Life Science
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.46%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.46%) PMI
7 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) SCADA
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
8 1 (0.73%) Handset
8 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Linux
2 15 (10.95%) Windows
3 5 (3.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) Project Management
3 28 (20.44%) Microservices
4 23 (16.79%) Analytics
5 22 (16.06%) ITIL
6 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.95%) Project Delivery
9 14 (10.22%) Scrum
10 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.03%) Presales
11 11 (8.03%) TDD
11 11 (8.03%) Time Management
12 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.84%) Change Management
13 8 (5.84%) Decision-Making
13 8 (5.84%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) SQL
2 32 (23.36%) Java
3 28 (20.44%) Java 8
4 12 (8.76%) Python
5 6 (4.38%) Ruby
6 5 (3.65%) Perl
6 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.19%) C++
8 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.46%) C#
9 2 (1.46%) ES6
10 1 (0.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) ISEB
2 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.46%) CCNA
3 2 (1.46%) CCNP
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Docker
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) Terraform
2 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (8.76%) SAP
2 10 (7.30%) Google
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle
3 9 (6.57%) Cisco
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.84%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.84%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) Dell
5 7 (5.11%) EMC
5 7 (5.11%) NetApp
6 3 (2.19%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.19%) BT
7 2 (1.46%) Huawei
7 2 (1.46%) Juniper
7 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.73%) JDA
8 1 (0.73%) MicroStrategy